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It’s Totally Human to Mourn Complicated Figures Like Kobe Bryant

Sunday didn’t feel the same after news broke that a hometown hero was here no more. NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, 41, died in a tragic […]

Kobe Bryant at Lower Merion
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Anthony Gargano: Kobe Was Forever a Philadelphian

The images of Kobe flashed all day yesterday, stringing together a rush of sadness and sobering thoughts of mortality and the fragileness of life. Young […]

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Kobe Bryant Memorabilia Stolen From Lower Merion High School

When most of us hear the phrase “Kobe case,” we think about those pesky sexual assault allegations against basketball star Kobe Bryant. But at Lower […]

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Kobe Bryant Says Investing in Entrepreneurship Is His Passion

On Monday, five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, solidifying his move into venture capitalism through a new […]

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Michael B. Jordan Wears Kobe Bryant’s Lower Merion High School Uniform in Hilarious New Apple TV Ad

A long, long time ago, NBA superstar Kobe Bryant rose to prominence at Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pa. After his senior year, Bryant rejected […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Sixers Won

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Immediate Reaction: Sixers Beat Kobe Bryant, Lakers for First Win of the Season

250 days. It had been 250 days since the Sixers last won a regular season basketball game. That prolonged drought finally came to an end […]

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Why Philly Fans Should Boo Kobe Bryant Tonight

Tonight, Kobe Bryant plays his last professional game in Philadelphia. The 37-year-old, a winner of 5 NBA Championships, is also a 17-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA […]

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Remembering 5 Times Kobe Bryant Torched the Sixers (and Lost)

Way back in February, Kobe Bryant told The Hollywood Reporter he was playing one more full season before calling quits on his basketball career. It […]

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How Seven Philly-Born Celebrities Stay Fit

For celebs who are in the spotlight constantly, keeping in shape is practically part of their job. So it’s no surprise that many of the stars we […]

Top-Selling Mitchell & Ness Jerseys in 2014
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Philly Players All Over This Map of America’s Most Popular Retro Jerseys

Mitchell & Ness recently released the top-selling retro jerseys in each state from 2014. And a man from Lower Merion has the best-selling jersey in […]

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Is Kobe Bryant the Worst Person in the World?

So there was this little recap in the Daily News last week of a happy-sounding practice of the Los Angeles Lakers. Kobe Bryant, the pride […]

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ESPN: Kobe Bryant Has Destroyed the Lakers

The Sixers were awful last year, and they’re going to be awful again this season. But not all is lost for the Philadelphia basketball fan. […]

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Mo’ne Davis on Cover of Sports Illustrated

Philadelphia’s own Mo’ne Davis is on the national cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The Little League World Series star is the first little leaguer […]

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Would the “Hometown Sixers,” an NBA Team of Philly Natives, Be Any Good?

LeBron is back home in Cleveland as its homecoming King, and that got Elite Daily thinking — what would happen if every NBA team was […]